Korea Open Busan International Dragon Boat Regatta Runs This Weekend

The Korea Open Busan International Dragon Boat Regatta will be held through the 9th at APEC NARU Park on the Suyeong River.

The competition is hosted by the city of Busan and run by the Sea Explorers of Korea and Busan Dragon Boat Association.

650 people in 24 clubs from 10 different countries will participate in the festival this year.

Competitions will be held today, Saturday and Sunday in 200m, 500m, and 1000m categories.

There will be other events including balloon art, tattoos, and crafts.

Event Information

Period: September 5 – September 9, 2019

Venue: Suyeonggang River APEC Naru Park

9th Korea Open Busan International Dragonboat Festival

Sep. 6 – Sep. 8, 2018

Opening Ceremony: Saturday, September 7, 11:00 – 11:50 at APEC Naru Park

12th Busan Mayor’s Cup Dragonboat Competition

Sep. 7, 2019, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.



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